Tyson wins bidding war for Hillshire Brands with $7.75 billion offer, Pilgrim's Pride bows out

  • by: CANDICE CHOI , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 9, 2014 - 5:40 PM

NEW YORK — Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war to gobble up Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.

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